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The epic of Juan Latino : dilemmas of race and religion in Renaissance Spain

Author: Elizabeth R Wright
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Toronto Iberic, 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In The Epic of Juan Latino, Elizabeth R. Wright tells the story of Renaissance Europe's first black poet and his epic poem on the naval battle of Lepanto, Austrias Carmen (The Song of John of Austria). Piecing together the surviving evidence, Wright traces Latino's life in Granada, Iberia's last Muslim metropolis, from his early clandestine education as a slave in a noble household to his distinguished career as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Biography
Named Person: Juan Latino; Juan Latino; Juan Latino
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth R Wright
ISBN: 9781442637528 1442637528
OCLC Number: 928487466
Language Note: Primarily in English with some text in Spanish (appendix, bibliography, notes).
Notes: Series numbering from series title list in volume 37 of the series.
Description: xiv, 265 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A lost portrait and a forgotten name --
Part One. From slave to freedman in Granada --
1. Latin lessons amid the remnants of Al-Andalus --
2. Civil war, shattered convivencia --
Part Two. The epic of Lepanto --
3. A black poet and a Habsburg phoenix --
4. Christians and Muslims on the battle lines --
5. The costs of modern warfare --
Conclusion: Song of the black swan --
Epilogue: Juan Latino in the Harlem Renaissance.
Series Title: Toronto Iberic, 22.
Responsibility: Elizabeth R. Wright.

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In The Epic of Juan Latino, Elizabeth R. Wright tells the story of Renaissance Europe's first black poet and his epic poem on the naval battle of Lepanto, Austrias Carmen (The Song of John of  Read more...

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"Wright has produced an admirable and highly recommended study." -- William D. Phillips, Jr., University of Minnesota * University of Toronto Quarterly, vol 87 3, Summer 2018 *

 
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